(Summer 1943)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1943-04-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
World's Best Comics Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; war
Characters
Brooklyn; Alfie; Jan; Rip Carter; Andre
Reprints

Take Your Pick! (Table of Contents: 1)

Crowell-Collier Publishing Co / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

A Film from the Front --Uncensored (Table of Contents: 2)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Joe Simon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
children; war
Characters
Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Alfy; Jan; Spud Mattson; Grimes; Capt. Gordon
Synopsis
The commandos are accompanied on a raid into Greece by a newsreel photographer.
Reprints

The Big Eight! (Table of Contents: 3)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

a house ad for DC's monthly titles

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Jitters' Jeep / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Farr (signed)
Pencils
Jack Farr (signed)
Inks
Jack Farr (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh Yeah-h? So you wanna play, eh--?
Genre
humor; war
Characters
Jitters
Synopsis
Jitter tows cars for a group of sailors.

War Album No. 1 -- The Siege of Troy (Table of Contents: 5)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ? (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Joe Simon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
children; war
Characters
Menelaus; Adolf Hitler [as Paris]; Helen; Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Alfy; Jan
Synopsis
A story of the commandos set in the Trojan War.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Hank the Yank / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Pencils
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Inks
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee! I wonder where we'll go when we're sent over?
Genre
humor; war
Synopsis
Hank's platoon runs an obstacle course.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Hank the Yank / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Pencils
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Inks
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh-oh!! Brace yourselves, Boys-- Hank's gonna pop off again--
Genre
humor; war
Characters
Hank
Synopsis
Hank's platoon goes on a forced march in the rain.

Be Sure to Get These Top Favorites for the Best in Comics! (Table of Contents: 8)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

a house ad for DC comics

Cyril Thwaite Rides Again-- (Table of Contents: 9)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Joe Simon (signed); Simon and Kirby Studio
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
children; war
Characters
Cyril Thwaite; Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Alfy; Jan
Synopsis
Cyril impersonates a German general and captures a regiment
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Private Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here I go! Gosh - We're certainly flying high!
Genre
humor; war; military
Synopsis
Pete trains to be a paratrooper.

Night Fighter (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Mallory
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

The Return of Agent Axis (Table of Contents: 12)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ? (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Joe Simon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
children; war
Characters
Agent Axis; Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Jan; Alfy; Andre]; Sigrid
Synopsis
A young woman asks the Commandos for protection from Agent Axis. But whose side is she on?
Reprints

Get Tiger Power Now (Table of Contents: 13)

Muscle Power Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Free 150 Power Microscope (Table of Contents: 14)

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Boy Commandos
  2. 1. Take Your Pick!
    Crowell-Collier Publishing Co
  3. 2. A Film from the Front --Uncensored
    The Boy Commandos
  4. 3. The Big Eight!
  5. 4. ["Oh Yeah-h? So you wanna play, eh--?"]
    Jitters' Jeep
  6. 5. War Album No. 1 -- The Siege of Troy
    The Boy Commandos
  7. 6. ["Gee! I wonder where we'll go when we're sent over?"]
    Hank the Yank
  8. 7. ["Oh-oh!! Brace yourselves, Boys-- Hank's gonna pop off again--"]
    Hank the Yank
  9. 8. Be Sure to Get These Top Favorites for the Best in Comics!
  10. 9. Cyril Thwaite Rides Again--
    The Boy Commandos
  11. 10. ["Here I go! Gosh - We're certainly flying high!"]
    Private Pete
  12. 11. Night Fighter
  13. 12. The Return of Agent Axis
    The Boy Commandos
  14. 13. Get Tiger Power Now
    Muscle Power Co.
  15. 14. Free 150 Power Microscope
    Metro Publications
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